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the highest military decoration for valor to a former army staff sergeant. 31-year-old clinton roamshite will be the fourth to receive the medal of honor. clinton was a section leader on he killed several enemy fighters and recovered several fall soldiers during the day- long fight. >>> about 60 military police are getting ready to head on for guantanamo bay. there was a big celebration for the d.c. national guard at the armory yesterday. for the last year they've been training at fort leavenworth in kansas and fort indian town gap in pennsylvania. >> every mission has its own type of dangers. this one is not like afghanistan or iraq. it does have its own dangers and challenges. >> i knew what i signed up for. >> the troops got ice cream and cake to go with their sendoff hugs. they will be heading to gitmo tomorrow morning on a support mission to help run the prison staff and keep order. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york for a look at why, if you work in virginia, getting health insurance through work might be a little bit more difficult. we'll tell yo
must act. >> and this hour president obama will be awarding the medal of army to staff sergeant clinton for courage under fire in afghanistan. he is only the fourth living recipient of the military's highest honor for service in iraq or afghanistan. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. a stunning announcement this morning from rome. pope benedict xvi is abdicating his office. joining me now is ann thompson, lee at st. patrick's cathedral in new york city, of course, and nbc vatican analyst george weigel is here with me, and we begin with claudio. you were shocked by this. people in st. peter's square didn't even know that it was happening. tell us what happened. >> no, they didn't, andrea. we came around here after the shocking news, and all the cameras came down, and what the tourists saw is what's going on. everybody was just wandering around st. peter's square like it was a normal day, of course, and when we told them that the pope was abdicating they were shocked. they couldn't even -- they didn't even know that a pope could abdicate, as a matter of fact. in a way m
president bill clinton at a house democratic retreat. then steve latourette on the role of moderate republicans in congress. at 11:00, q & a with amity sh; lelaes. >> she was the first first lady to get a college education, and they celebrated their 25th anniversary in the white house. meet lucy hayes in the new series, "first ladies, influence and image." examining the public and private lives of women who served as first lady. season one begins on on presidents' day, february 18,@ nine: 00 p.m. eastern and specific on c-span, c-span radio, and >> former president bill clinton spoke to pout -- house democrats friday on their annual retreat in leesburg, virginia. he discussed health care and gun control and immigration and also talked about the 2012 election. this is just over 45 minutes. >> i understand the next speaker does not need an introduction. but then i would not have anything to say. so you know -- thank you, thank you, thank you. for over 20 years, bill clinton has been a determined evangelist for the american dream. the voters of this country put him in the w
didn't do which was like having the four presidents who knew nothing about the military, clinton, obama, the younger bush who served in the military but didn't want to deal with the military and the was george herbert walker bush. so when you look at the contributions, these individuals may. it's no surprise tour in the terrible situation that we are in now because there has to be a corrective. when you look at the george herbert walker bush administration he had important people at the defense department, the secretary of defense cheney, his aides at the time for scooter libby and paul wolfowitz. this is the key in the iraq war in 2002, 2003 in the planning that took place for that more mackall was based on a tailored pattern of total destruction and outright lies and misconception. in the earlier bush administration to put together a secret paper for the defense planning guidance that talked about unilateralism so instead of taking advantage of the strategic opportunity to turn on the collapse of the berlin wall in 1989 and the collapse of the soviet union in 1991 all of the things we >> earlier today, president obama awarded a medal of honor to former army staff sergeant clamps -- clinton romesha. he was awarded for defending and afghanistan outpost in 2009, a battle that took the lives of eight american soldiers and wounded two dozen more. from the white house, this is 25 minutes. ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by medal of honor recipients staff sgt clinton romesha. ["hail to the chief"] ♪ >> let's pray. eternal god, from whom we come to whom we belong, and in whose service we find peace, such as written to be found in the spirit of truth and justice. on yourselves. the you men of valor -- of valor. be ready for the conflict. today, lord, we recognize men of valor, who in readiness for the conflict, the battle came upon them. their sacred story is one of life and death, suffering of servants faithfully rendered at the moment of truth. they belong to that small band of black knights. and a nation grateful for the men who follow and the men who lead. we offer our gratitude for the actions of tho
. >> today's valentine's day, white house spokesman said the president and mrs. clinton will honor the holiday by observing a moment of silence. expected to last the entire evening. chris: and when we come back, barack obama replaced troops on the ground with drones in the sky. >> the administration also puts forward a false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. >> i will provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track and take out the terrorists without undermining our constitution and our freedom. chris: boy, he's gotten older, hasn't he? that was president obama as a candidate in 2007, running hard against the legacy of the bush-cheney foreign policy. at issue now today the 700% rampup of drone strikes under obama. there have been 350 under obama, largely in pakistan. a key question is blowback, no one knows how many untargeted civilians have been killed by drone strikes or the damage to winning hearts and mind over there. the effect of blowback is a central theme in the television series "homeland" where the
with a story of courage under fire. >> staff sergeant clinton romesha served two tours in iraq and one in afghanistan. came from a family of veterans, married his high school sweetheart tammy and had three kids. october 3, 2009, everything changed. predawn ambush, combat output near the pakistan border, 300 taliban stormed the base where 50 american seasonals became sitting ducks in a valley surrounded by mountains owned by the enemy. >> what happened next is described as one of the most intense battles of the war in gans. they have the advantage, high ground. unleashing everything they had. >> clinton romesha and others jumped from their beds. managed to call in air support that killed 30 insurgents. >> rocket-propelled gri free naid exploded sending shrapnel in to his hip, arm and neck. he kept fighting. >> combat came within ten feet. >> he and his team kept charging. 50-meters. 80-meters. ultimately 100-meter run through a hail of bullets. they reached the fallen friends and brought them home. >> staff sergeant clinton romesha remains reluctant hero. >> this reward is for the eight
3rd, 1863, has awarded in the name of congress the medal of honor. to staff sergeant clinton l. romesha united states army. for gal land ri at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. staff sergeant clinton l. romesha distinguished himself at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a section leader with bravo troop 3rd squadron 61st cavalry regiment, 4th infantry division in combat operations at outpost keating afghanistan on october 3rd, 2009. on that morning, staff sergeant romesha and comrades awakened to an attack by approximately 300 enemy attackers on all 4 sides of the compound from rifles, grenades, anti-aircraft machine guns and small arms fires. he moved uncovered under intense enemy fire to conduct a reconnaissance and seek reinforcements before returning to action. staff sergeant romesha took out a machine gun team and while engaging a second, the generator was struck by rocket propelled grenade inflikting him with wounds. undeterred sergeant staff romesha continued to fight and upon the arrival of another soldier to ai
was a speechwriter for president clinton. including four state of the union addresses. michael waldman is executive director of the brennan center for justice at nyu. welcome. >> great to be with you. >> what's the strategy behind a more aggressive maybe antagonist kind of message that we might hear tomorrow night? >> well, one of the things is that it seems to be working. i think that his inaugural address, for example, was to me the best speech he's given as president. it didn't have some of the drabness and caution of some of his earlier speeches. it said something. and so, i think that if he keeps going with that approach of boldness and ambition it is not that everything he says is enacted in to law but he'll be able to make a case to the country and with some vivid colors and strong arguments. >> and the country wants to hear a lot about jobs which was relatively unmentioned in the inauguration. he mentioned jobs three times and not really in the context of job growth or creation. do you expect that to be a focal point tomorrow night? >> you are right one area he talked about in the inaugural
, greatly outnumbering the 52 americans stationed there. staff sergeant clinton roamshea the man you see on screen right led the counterattack in the face of insurmountable odds and managing all of the, but eight men. and his amazing story as he receives the medal of honor. all right that's a fifth-floor problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! no no no! not today! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! jimmy how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? happier than dikembe mutumbo blocking a shot. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic c" that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. ♪ need help keeping yo digestive balance in sync? try align. it's a probiotic that fortifies your digestive system with healthy bacteria 24/7. because your insides set the tone. stay in the groove with align. >> fox news alert live to the white house where we're monitoring an event there that will honor an american hero. retired army staff sergeant clinton romesha
, they revealed that along with secretary clinton and then director petraeus. >> and now clap. >>> they supported the idea of arming the rebels in syria but that the president overruled the entire national security team. what do you make of that and from what we hear from his aides his continued refusal to intervine in the civil war in syria? >> i think they are writing one of the most shameful chapters in american history. 60,000 people have been massacred. i have been to the refugee camps and met the people. the atrocious treatment that is going on. it is disgraceful and there is a national security component. it would be the greatest blow to iran in the last 25 years if bashir assad failed not to mention hezbollah. it is incomprehensible of the president of the united states to say that because people are dying in the congo is a reason not to act in syria shows a lack of experience and knowledge which is dangerous to american national security interests and again it is shameful that we have let over 60,000 people be massacred and we won't even give them arms while the iranians, the iranian rev
replacing hillary clinton. known for being in the environmental advocate while serving in the senate, john kerry will carry out president of a mass decision on whether to approve the massive oil pipeline that critics warn will bring, catastrophe. speaking alongside canadian foreign minister, john kerry vowed a decision in the near term. >> with respect to the keystone, secretary clinton has put in place a very open and transparent process, which i am committed to seeing through, i can guarantee that it will be fair and transparent, accountable. and we hope we will be able to be in a position to make an announcement in the near term. i will not hand out precisely when, but i say in the near term. >> a new report has found china and other countries are engaging in rampant cyber attacks against u.s. businesses and institutions for potential economic gain. according to the washington post, a national intelligence estimate warns the u.s. is "the target of a massive, sustained a spinoff campaign threatening the country's economic competitiveness." attacks from china have been the most widespread
, the president led a medal of honor ceremony for staff sergeant clinton remache whose actions during an attack helped save the lives of dozens of his comrades. and then there is the concerted effort by republicans to deny another distinguished veteran from serving his country as secretary of defense. a senate committee scheduled to vote on the nomination of chuck hagel tomorrow. senator john mccain says, i will not participate in any walkout of tomorrow's committee vote, which i guess is what counts for statesmanship among republicans these days, but as to whether mr. mccain will support his one-time friend, well, that remains a bit of a mystery. >> we've still got some more information. >> are you going to support him for defense secretary? >> i will see the rest of the answers to his questions, but certainly i have very grave concerns. i think we need some more information. >> of course, senator lindsey graham brings up an excellent point, one i'm sure more republicans will soon be asking, why stop at chuck hagel? >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward for the cia directorshi
officials. >> that policy under both presidents clinton and bush was, in effect, regime change. it said in the reports from the state department to the congress every six months basically said, "go back an honor the results of the may, 1990 elections which the opposition swept and then we'll talk to you." (instrumental music) >> myanmar's pro-democracy leader, aung san suu kyi, has hailed her party's performance in sunday's bi-election as a triumph for the people. her national league for democracy says it won almost all the seats it contested, but the election is just a small step toward democracy following decades of military rule. >> for two decades asia experienced huge economic growth, but the heavily-sanctioned burma was left in the dust. >> burma for so many years, unfortunately, has been the outlier in terms of the development of, of asia, southeast asia. and yet if you look at the, the map, the geography, it lies between india, and china and thailand, three quite vibrant economies. >> sanctions have been imposed sequentially. they actually got more intense over the past decade a
obama will bestow the medal honor to sergeant clinton romatio for conspicuous gallant try fighting to save his life and the fellow soldiers in a 2009 battle in afghanistan. he will be the 4th living recipient to be awarded the medal of honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. >> a report this morning says gas prices jumped 25 cents nationwide the last two weeks. the survey says a gallon of regular averages $3.59 across the country. california's acknowledge is up more at 37 cents to $3.95 gallon. los angeles drivers pay more than the bay area at $4.10 a gallon. the cheapest gas in the state is found in sacramento at $3.82. >> you may want to walk. it would be cheaper. >> and good exercise. >> now, we will final out if it is walking weather. we will have a good day. you can see how much quiet iter is, with small nuggets of rain if the high desert in the southern california area and headed away from those areas. we will look at what is happening headed in the afternoon, we will have temperatures mostly in the low-to-mid 60's throughout the central valley and 50's along the coast and
inside a delaware court house this morning and what police know so far about the suspect. also, clinton continues after a tornado touched down in mississippi and a closer look at the damage next. >> people are dead after a man opened fire in the lobby of a delaware court house. it happened a rabbit o'clock a.m. and the man shot and killed two women and one victim is reportedly his estranged wife although police will not confirm. the police exchanged gunfire. the suspect died and two police officers suffered non-life threatening injuries. it believe -- is believed the gunmen acted alone. vice president joe biden is in philadelphia today for a roundtable discussion on gun safety. he and law enforcement officials will be joined by senator, several representatives, and deputy attorney general. after the meeting, the vice president is expected to hold a press conference. people living in mississippi will continue cleaning up today after a tornado tore through a town. a storm chasers shot this video showing the twister passenger town for a fire official says the tornado caused damage in this
to former army staff sergeant clinton romesha. he's being honored for a battle that killed eight americans. he served two nours iraq. >>> coming up, a region still on alert. >> the man hunt heating up overnight. >>> familiarity "the pulse",the college student who is snuck into the super bowl and filmed the whole thing. >>> welcome back, everybody. gas prices, keep rising. the national average this morning is $3.58 a gallon, up seven cents in the past week and 27 cents in the past month. u.s. oil production is booming rite now. but oil futures are also rising. that's because of distribution problems in the u.s. l.a. is at the highest, $4.10 a gallon. >>> a merge between american airlines and u.s. air ways is pekted this week. they would have 6500 flights day, and nine major hubs. it would be known as american airlines. but it would be run by the ceo of u.s. airways. >>> the economy should shift into higher gear this year, but not right way. economists say consumer spending will be held back by government spending cuts and increased payroll tax. the fastest economic growth if three years, wi
and bill clinton is coming in like here i am. >> dana: they said they wanted to have fun. did you think it was funny? kili enjoyed it. >> dana: bob, did you love it? >> bob: nope. greg, we don't hate you. we don't. not all liberal hate you. i don't. >> greg: the stuff you get on twitter i've been getting for years. >> bob: i've been getting it for years, too. i would say that paul harvey ad was wonderfully beautiful patriotic ad. sorry to see they took it and turned in a political stat statement. >> dana: ve a group hugular. >> greg: i invented that. >> dana: i love it. hugular. very good. everyone will do it later. maybe not. papal resignation that surprised the world. is there a chance an american could replace pope bend bend? benedict? we take a look when we come back. ♪ ♪ hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua trees? ... on up to 25 devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more ti
, but -- [laughter] he's a massive bully. he was in the clinton war room, and now he pretends he's an objective journalist. that's what george stephanopoulos does, that's his entire shtick. instead of going in there and playing on his terms and playing on his terms, we need to reverse the polarity. his polarity is i'm objective, you're not objective, i'm going to ask you questions and make you look horrible, and you're going to sit there and let me make you look horrible. before he says anything say, george, look, i'm really excited to be here, i'm really happy to be here, thank you for giving me access to you and your audience, really appreciate it. before we get started, i just want to point something out to the audience. i'm conservative, i say it openly. george, you're a liberal masquerading as an objective journalist. you're somebody who was in the clinton war room, you take talking points from the bole administration. so we can have a perfectly nice and simple conversation, but i want our biases on the table at the outset. if i am questioning the premise of your question, that's not becau
of the senate. former u.s. army staff sergeant clinton romesha received the nation's highest military decoration this afternoon, the medal of honor. on october 3, 2009, in northeastern afghanistan, he and 50 other americans were attacked by 300 taliban fighters at combat outpost keating. he led a desperate day-long battle despite being wounded, and killed at least ten insurgents himself. at the white house today, president obama said romesha risked his life to rescue the wounded and retrieve bodies. >> clint romesha lives the soldier's creed: "i will never leave a fallen comrade." so he and his team started charging as enemy fire poured down, and they kept charging, 50 meters, 80 meters, ultimately 100 meters run through a hail of bullets. they reached their fallen friends, and they brought them home. >> sreenivasan: romesha is only the fourth living medal of honor recipient for actions in iraq or afghanistan. on wall street today, trading was light, and stocks drifted lower. the dow jones industrial average lost more than 21 points to close at 13,971. the nasdaq fell a little less than two poin
, couple of pockets of moderate showers north of bowie and southeast of clinton. from there to upper marlboro and calvert county and southern anne arundel. it's moving off north and east. have an umbrella handy. we'll get passing showers ond an off. it's in the upper 30s in prince george's county. montgomery county, upper 30s. fairfax as well. all above freezing but a chill in the air. you need your winter coat. reagan national at 38 degrees. through the morning hours, this cold rain off and on through 8:00, 9:00. by then in the mid-40s. by noontime, most of it -- maybe the chance of an isolated shower into the low 50s by noontime. hometown forecast for germantown in montgomery county, might have a little sun breaking out with highs reaching the upper 50s. a look at the entire region and into this evening coming up in ten minutes. now, first 4 traffic and how this rain is affecting your travel this morning. here's danella. >> good morning. as far as traveling along i-270, tom, we're seeing a lot of congestion. normal delays around this time of morning. the good news is no accidents t
hillary clinton brought a lot of letters accusing us of being too easy on them. "the lack of tough questions and really any question of substance was a missed opportunity." but then there was this about our questions for secretary clinton. "did you want to make her look bad? why so much time and emphasis on the negative?" i'm steve kroft. we'll be back next week with another edition of "60 minutes." captioning funded by cbs, and ford-- built for the road ahead. [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonder what other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. with lively colombian. it's a morning breeze smooth as black silk. with folgers gourmet selections k-cup packs you can turn any day gourmet. new roasts, a new look... available where you buy groceries. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed t
]. and i was inviethved to the white house with president reagan, president bush, president clinton, i have all those things. why? because i take the people, singers, students, and children and i did so many benefits at the club which i was commended by many organizations. so, i don't know cesar latin palace 15 years from 11:00 to 6:00 every sunday for [speaker not understood]. i'm applying for this license because people, they don't have a place which they can [speaker not understood] music, [speaker not understood], i went to cocomo. my place is now finished. something is wrong, it's very sad. very sad, but nice place. i sold the business because my doctor did that some practice. i was completely paralyzed from my neck down. whatever you see, i went [speaker not understood] to get well. and i play piano and god gave me that gift and i want a great piano for you and anybody to enjoy life. >> thank you very much. commissioners, do you have any questions? >> i see here that there are on your application that you said there is -- are no organizations that you could have spoken to or done any
more evidence. as hillary clinton said, secretary of defense in her last interview, as secretary of state, says these republicans just will not accept the facts. they will not accept an evidence-based testimony and mr. graham is among the worst. but, you know, look. we do this here for a living. okay? wel we have three hours every day. we book dan and peter, book this show every day. we know what it's like. some are easy, some are hard. some we have never been able to get in even though we keep after them and after them and after them but we also like to mix it up. we want people in who are going to have something to say and not the same people all the time keith ellison, we could listen to him five days a week but we bring him once a month. joe ceroncone. >> unless news warrants. >> that's good booking. right? this is just easy pickin's it does not reflect exactly what is happening in the united states congress. look at the front page of "the hill" newspapered today the story about the fact that there is a sudden outburst he called it of bi-partisa
is awarding the medal of honor today to army sergeant clinton roam shea for his courageous actions during a combat operation in afghanistan in october of 2009. romechet is the fourth living person to receive the medal. the president will travel to asheville, north carolina then he goes to atlanta, georgia and then chicago. that's on wednesday thursday, and friday. the plan is to bring his state of the union message to the people. he's going to talk about his ideas to strengthen the economy for the middle class. vice president biden continues his conversation today about gun safety and possible new legislation in philadelphia. he is holding a roundtable with law enforcement officials and members of congress. senator bob casey will be there also attending philadelphia mayor michael nutter and new york city police commissioner ray kelly. we'll see you on the other side. >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel goo
guessed it, bill clinton. okay. enough real news. we're going to gather around the water cooler with lewis and talk about last night's really big shoe. you love the grammys. >> i love it. >> you have grammy fever. >> i have grammy fever. it's been a great awards season and the grammys did not disappoint last night. incredible collaborations. ed sheer rin performed a hit. along surprise guest elton john. alicia keys joined key five. sting and bruno mars led an upbeat tribute to justin timberlake. jay-z had a black and white version of suit and tie. there were powerful vocals by kelly clarkson. jack white sang love interruption. hughes was ripping it on the guitar. he smashed his guitar at the end of his performance. clarkson and fellow female powerhouses adele and carrie underwood got awards last night. it was the guys who won big. their hit we are young won. they are not young. belgian australian artist gotyea won record of the year. mumford and sons won the night's biggest prize, album of the year for their album battle. >>> the most talked about moments twitter is talking about rihanna a
awarded the medal of honor to retired army staff sergeant clinton romesha for his incredible bravery during one of the most fierce attacks in our nation's longest war. after today's emotional ceremony in the east room, there are now 80 living recipients of our nation's highest award for military valor. our report tonight from our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: wedged deep into a valley surrounded by soaring mountains, combat outpost keating in eastern afghanistan was a death trap. for staff sergeant clint romesha, it was indefensible. >> every which direction you looked, you were looking straight up at the mountain. >> reporter: romesha and the other soldiers at cop keating were under constant attack. but in october 2009, the taliban launched the most ferocious assault ever. and unleashed a deadly downpour of fire like shooting fish in a barrel. >> 360 degrees, we were taking, you know, rfgs, machine gunfire, mortar fire was coming in. i mean, it was accurate. it was, you know, on target. it was pinning positions down. >> reporter: the americans were vastly ou
the medal of honor to staff sergeant clinton romesha. in 2009 with forces under taliban attack, a wounded romesha ducked enemy fire to rescue other wounded soldiers and recover bodies. david martin spoke to romesha about the battle. >> reporter: you have to see come bout outpost keeping to realize how indefensible it was from an attack from these taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staff sergeant cliff romesha. >> we were taking everything from very precise sniper fire, automatic weapon fire marxshine gun positions. we were taking mortar and indirect fire, r.p.g. fire. >> reporter: where was it coming from? >> all 360 degrees around us. from every high point. >> reporter: were you taking casualties? >> we had taken casualties in the first barrage of fire that came in and then continued to take them throughout the remainder of the fire fight. >> reporter: a recreation of the battle shows romesha was everywhere that day-- running across open ground to reinforce one weak point after another. >> at one point i witnessed three enemy fighters just walk straight thr
it will be rhetorically, but he needs to -- i hate always to compare him to bill clinton, but in this area, he needs to be a little more clintonesque. he needs to convince people he's got a theory of the case about what it is to create jobs. >> does he have a theory of the case? >> it's a lot like bill clinton's. invest in things that make us stronger. >> his fifth state of the union, mike, you said we're going to find out. how long's it going to take us to find out if he knows how to create a job? >> if it's like bill clinton's, it could take hours and hours and hours. >> i used to go in the back of the cloak room, say wake me up when there's 30 minutes left. >> they loved all those long, long lists. >> really? >> they did. >> it's going to be interesting to see if essences that there is a whole group of people between the age of about 40 and maybe 55, 56 years of age who have lost jobs in the last four or five years who are feeling hopeless about their immediate future, to see if essences that angst that's out there among a huge number of people. >> so you're asking questions about, you know, whet
with no water. i could go on. many of these exposes took place during the clinton administration which president carter can will attest was notoriously corrupt. i think it was the reader's digest that sedna had never had so many stolen so much. marvin griffin was a forgiving sort of crook. quite a few years later he and jack and some other reporters were sitting around drinking and marvin griffin said to jack i used to think every time i see you walking into a press conference with a notebook, jack said what? he said i used to think i wonder what that be the eyed son of a bitch has on me today. jack left the constitution in 1965 to pursue the civil rights story for the l.a. times and he was always -- we have to watch our time so i will just end by saying how happy i am this book is published because he had such a wonderful career in washington, tended to overshadow this earlier phase of his career in the south and this book also ends halfway through his career, doesn't cover his career in washington except in an epilogue, and helps the reputation, beam roberts, one of the most important journali
. >> with respect to keystone, secretary clinton put in place a very open and transparent process which i am committed to seeing through. i can guarantee you that it will be fair and transparent, accountable. and we hope that we will be able to be in a position to make an announcement in the near term. >>gretchen: here to weigh in, michigan's republican representative fred upton, who by the way, wants us to call him fred. i'm going to do what you want. all right, fred, what do you think of john kerry? is he going to flip-flop on this and now be in favor of the keystone pipeline? >> it's been four and a half years they have been studying this. we know the safest way to transport this oil is by pipeline. canada is going to increase production to four million barrels per day before the end of the decade. they are going to send it either to china or build a pipeline east to the atlantic and put it on a boat to send it to new orleans. isn't it better to put it on a pipeline that is going to be more efficient and getting it to the right place? >>brian: it is as frustrating following governor cuomo
buildings were hit. >>> later this afternoon, president obama will award former arm staff sergeant clinton romashay, the medal of honor. >>> in belgium australian artist won three grammys, including record of the year. mumford and sons won the night's biggest surprise, and there's a focus on the dress code. so who violated the dress code and who didn't? >> as you can see, i read the memo. >> you look gorgeous, and you inspired the memo. >> yikes. >> i think they did a long time ago. she may have been mocking the memo, but technically she did follow the rules, and she looked great. >>> they expect 2013 to be a big win for the >> my name is chief warrant officer kelly morgan. i serve with the new hampshire marshall guard, and i'm finally proud to announce publically that i'm a lesbian. >> that was charlie morgan coming out on national television on this program with me, the day the military ended don't ask don't tell, but the american hero and friend of this program just passed away yesterday morning succumbing to breast cancer. that left her wife and her child without any of the military be
for the passengers. >>> president obama will award the medal of honor to an army staff sergeant. clinton romesha is being known for his bravery. during a 13 hour fire fight eight american soldiers were killed. even after being wounded he went back into battle and recovered the bodies of fellow soldier. >>> thousands expected at a memorial service in texas for chris kyle. a decorated former navy seal and author of a navy seal. >>> ? just a few hours vice president joe biden will meet with lawmakers and police to talk about gun violence. as kyla campbell reports they are being reassured by their own party. kyla. >> reporter: yeah. pennsylvania democratic senator bob casey sent this letter to the white house just last night surging the -- urging the president. meanwhile vice president joe biden is meeting with police and lawmakers from the philadelphia area this morning at 8:00 a.m. pacific. this round table is one of several that the white house is try toggle rally police reports. proposals include a ban on assault weapons. and background checks for all gun sales. any new gun laws would have to pa
the clinton plan many years before, and we know from the research that a patient alone in an operating room with a nurse a nose the 'tis -- anesthesiaist. >> thank you very much. the doctor who didn't have a problem slamming healthcare spending, just feet from the president of the united states. >> we've spent a lot of money on health care. twice as much per capita as anybody necessary the world and yet not very efficient. >> dr. ben carson is the direct oroff pediatric surgery in john hopkins. what did the president say to you after your remarks? >> he came over to me and said, i appreciated my speech and he admired me and took my hand and didn't squeeze too hard. >> what do you mean? one of this fishy hand shakes? >> it was a good handshake. >> many of your critics on the liberal side said you were trying to show boat for an occasion, a number of democratic legislators who said as much. you argue not so. >> no. what we need to do is we need to be able to discuss intelligent ways of solving the multitude problem that threatens to destroy our nation, and there are a group of people who woul
this afternoon handed out one of the military's highest honors. he awarded the metal of honor to clinton romatia. he was among about 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds oh of taliban fighters in 2009. officials say he risked his life to lead overs to safety and recovered the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in today's health watch researchers are examining a new pill that may be able to slim down your waistline. it reverses obesity and diabetes. it's been used the treat canker sores in the u.s.. it was tested on mice. researchers say more study is needed. >>> a new study out today confirms what we've known for some time. americans are eating too much salt. many prepackaged foods are now getting healthier. >> arnold tries to keep salt out of his diet but facts should be apparent not easy. >> when i go in the super market i look at the package and is sodium. if the sodium is high i don't buy the food. >> packaged and restaurant foods are to blame for 80% of the salts in our diet. 21 food companies joined leaders in new york city to announce they lowered salt in their products. >> the e
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